Manchester, Greater Manchester
£19804.00-£19804.00 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Depaul UK are currently looking for a Night Support Worker to join our team based in Manchester. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £19,804 per annum + pension and benefits

Depaul UK works with some of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK. We specialise in working in communities where poverty and long-term unemployment have resulted in generations of social exclusion and high rates of homelessness

Over the past 30 years, we have grown as an organisation and developed and enhanced our work and the impact it has across the UK.  Depaul UK has a wide range of services for young people and adults at risk of homelessness

The Night Support Worker role: 

We are currently looking for a committed member of the team to join our supported accommodation at Safestop (West Didsbury).

The successful Night Support Worker will work night shifts and directly support a small caseload of young people and their support planning, risk assessment, and move-on into independent accommodation.

The post-holder will work as part of a larger team and support the project with group sessions, workshops, health and safety of the building and general well-being of all clients and staff in the service.

Please note: the official job title for this role is Night Progression Coach.

What makes the Night Support Worker role exciting?

  • A full induction and training to enhance the ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills required’.
  • Training in the Depaul Endeavour model
  • Continuous support and supervision including reflective practice to develop your learning and skills as a practitioner

What will ideally support your success as our Night Support Worker:

  • Great experience working with young people or those who have experienced homelessness
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Risk Assessments and Support Planning
  • Good literacy, numeracy, and IT skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures

What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?

You'll be joining a friendly, flexible, and values-led organisation, and will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest-free Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Four Weeks Paternity Leave

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our Night Support Worker then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 07 October 2021 at 12:00 pm

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this role. Our recruitment checks, induction, and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

Posted on: 27 September 2021
Closed date: 25 October 2021
Job ref: MLMANCNSW2709
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker